Cecils Junior College | Days Inn Biltmore East |
Asheville is located in Buncombe County
(of which it is the county seat), northeast of Charlotte
along Interstate 40, on the banks of the French Broad River near the Pisgah National Forest
. It is situated between the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky mountains. Asheville has experienced an 11.8 percent growth in population since 1990 with a total of 68,889 residents. The leading number of businesses are in construction, retail and the service industry. Attractions include America s largest home, George Vanderbilt's 250-room Biltmore House, the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, home of famous poet and biographer, and the historic downtown. In addition, visitors can learn about the native Cherokee Tribe, raft the French Broad River and enjoy mountain folk music.
Asheville is part of the Asheville, North Carolina metro area.
Airports Asheville Regional Airport |
Antique Shops and Shows Manor Antiques |
Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns Black Walnut Bed and Breakfast Inn | Blake House Inn |
Education Leavening Agency | North Carolina School of Natural Healing |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Hunter's Lodge | Thoms Rehabilitation Hospital |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Holiday Inn West | Radisson Hotel Asheville | Sourwood Inn |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Kathleen Blanchette- REALTOR | T. Bentley Leonard REALTOR |
RV campgrounds and dealers Asheville's Bear Creek RV Park and Campground |
Shopping C.K.Collectibles |
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08/13 Coming to The area
Taste of Toccoa Toccoa GA April5 Northeast Georgia's premier dining event, A Taste of Toccoa features sample-sized portions of the most popular dishes from Toccoa's best restaurants and caterers. Garnish with live music, entertainment, shopping, and activities, and you have a fun-filled event the whole family will enjoy.
Celebrate Clayton Clayton GA April27-28 Celebrate Clayton is an Arts, Music, Crafts and Gardening event for all ages, with mouth-watering food and a super kids program. Set in the spectacular North Georgia Mountains Celebrate Clayton is held annually the last weekend in April.
International Biscuit Festival Knoxville TN May18 The four categories of competition are Sweet Biscuits, Savory Biscuits, Special Biscuits and Student Biscuits.
Mountain Flower Art Festival Dahlonega GA May18-19 The festival, located on the hisoric square of Dahlonega, Georgia, is a juried art and quality craft festival held for over 20 years on the 3rd weekend in May.
Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival Pineville KY May23 The Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival is one of Kentucky's oldest festivals, finding its start in 1931.
Mountain Laurel Festival Clarkesville GA May23-26 The Mountain Laurel Festival is a fun, hometown event that sees about 5000 people each year.